(1) Proof of residence in DPISD - at least one of the following:(2) Student's official birth certificate - birth certificate issued by the state, not the hospital copy
- mortgage statement showing name and address of owner
- current tax statement; or
- current lease agreement with one utility bill with same address
(3) Student's current immunization record
(4) Student's Social Security card
(5) Current Parent ID eg: Texas Driver License
Parents can now use Skyward Family Access to verify and update contact, emergency, and health information for each child. The online registration process is required for all returning DPISD students and will be available beginning at 1 p.m. on Aug. 1. It can be completed at home, at your child’s school, or at the DPISD Technology Building.
A DPISD Skyward Family Access account is necessary to complete the back to school online registration. All students, Grades K-11, were given a Family Access login information sheet. This login information sheet was sent home at the end of school along with the report card. Please refer to this sheet if you need a reminder of your Family Access login.ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS
Deepwater Elementary will offer early registration for returning students on Aug. 2, 3 and 4 from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Online registration can be completed at that time. School supplies may also be purchased at that time. Deepwater Elementary will host a Meet the Teacher night for all their students on Aug. 18 from 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Fairmont Elementary will offer early registration for returning students on Aug. 10 (A-M) and Aug. 11 (N-Z) [date depends on the first letter of the last name] from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Online registration will be completed at that time. Once required registration forms are completed, parents will receive their child's teacher assignment for the 2016-2017 school year. Fairmont Elementary will host a Meet the Teacher night for all students on Aug. 18 from 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Parkwood Elementary will offer early registration for returning students on Aug. 2 - 3 from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. and on Aug. 4 from 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. Online registration will be completed at that time. All previously registered kindergarten students (including former ECC students) should plan to attend as well. Please bring your returning 1st or 2nd grade student with you for testing. (Kindergarten students have already been tested.)
Carpenter Elementary, Dabbs Elementary, Deer Park Elementary, and San Jacinto Elementary will offer a two-part early registration to incoming students who completed the 2015-16 school year in the District or who participated in the Spring Early Registration. The first part will consist of completing DPISD’s online registration which opens on August 1. Information and instructions about the online process will be posted on the DPISD website in early summer. The second part is packet pick-up. Students/Parents will pick-up and then return the completed packet information on the dates listed below.Packet pick-up:
Bonnette Junior High will host an Open House for all students on Sept. 19 at 6 p.m.
Deepwater Junior High will host a Meet the Teacher Night for all students on Aug. 18 from 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Deer Park Junior High will host an Open House for all students on Sept. 12 at 6 p.m.
Fairmont Junior High will host an Open House for all students on Sept. 1, 6:15 - 8 p.m.
DPHS-NORTH CAMPUS EARLY REGISTRATION
Deer Park High School North Campus, the District's freshman high school, will begin its two-part registration process on August 1 and 2. On these days, students who completed the 2015-16 school year in the district should pick up a registration packet, which contains forms to be completed by students and parents. Hours for packet pick-up are 8 a.m.-4 p.m. in the front entrance lobby of North Campus.
The second part of registration takes place from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on August 3 and 4, when students will return completed registration materials in the cafeteria of North Campus. Students and parents should enter at the back entrance of North Campus near the tennis courts.During registration, photographs for school ID cards and the school yearbook will be made, and tentative course schedules will be distributed. Students should observe the district dress code guidelines to have photographs taken during registration.
North Campus will host Meet Your Teacher Open House on August 18 from 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. The students and parents will tour the campus, locate classrooms, and meet the teachers and staff. The event will be a come and go event.
Questions regarding DPHS-NC registration can be answered by calling 832-668-7300.
DPHS-WOLTERS CAMPUS EARLY REGISTRATION
Students selected to return to Deer Park High School – Wolters Campus will be contacted by mail regarding early registration. Packet pick-up is scheduled for Aug. 1-2 from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Wolters Campus office. Students should return completed registration materials on Aug. 3-4 from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Beginning Wednesday, August 10, late registrations will be accepted from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Students must be present to register and are requested to be appropriately dressed for student ID and school pictures.
Any questions regarding DPHS-Wolters Campus can be answered by calling 832.668.7400.
The district is divided into a number of attendance zones, which are assigned to corresponding schools. To find out the school attendance zone in which you live you may visit the DPISD Street Directory.
You may also call 832.668.7480.
Contact Information as well as maps to all schools can be found by visiting the District Maps page.
Any clothing, insignia, or hairstyle that is unconventional and distracts from teaching and learning is unacceptable. The principal or designee is authorized to determine the suitability of student attire and grooming.
The following types of dress are unacceptable:
Student Handbooks for all schools can be found by visiting the Student Handbook page on the district web site.
School supply lists vary from school to school. They are available for viewing at area stores, or you may pick up a copy from your child's school after registration begins on Aug. 9.
School supply lists can also be found on the School Supply List page.
Immunization requirements can be found by going to the State Immunization Requirements page.
All volunteers, chaperones and field trip attendees must submit information for a criminal history record search. All information is submitted electronically at the DPISD Volunteer Criminal History Check page.
Following Texas Education Code § 22.083, the Deer Park Independent School District obtains criminal history record information (yearly, regardless if obtained previous school year) from all applicants who wish to volunteer in public schools.An approved volunteer background check is only good for the school year in which it was received. For the purposes of these rules, a school year begins on July 1.
Deer Park ISD District policy GKG [LEGAL] states, in part, that “a volunteer may not perform any volunteer duties until:
In cases where a volunteer has a criminal record, the applicant will receive an e-mail from the consumer reporting agency advising the applicant of the findings. The District looks at a number of criteria when determining whether or not to allow the person to volunteer in DPISD. These include the nature of the crime, the number of crimes, when the crime(s) occurred, and more.
The following individuals cannot volunteer in DPISD:
*For these guidelines, the District will not consider routine traffic-related violations such as speeding, running a red light, or parking tickets.
Other individuals who have a criminal record will be considered on a case-by-case basis, and, although a person who has committed a misdemeanor could volunteer in a school, the nature of the crime could limit the volunteer role that person could have. For example, a person convicted of misdemeanor theft could be restricted from access to Parent-Teacher Organization funds.
Registration for students qualifying for enrollment in the district's pre-kindergarten program will begin Monday, Aug. 1 from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Tuesday, Aug. 2 from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. at the Early Childhood Center cafeteria.
All pre-kindergarten programs will be housed at Early Childhood Center.
To qualify for the program, a child must be:
To complete registration, parents must bring the following items on the day of registration:
The pre-kindergarten curriculum focuses on the development of oral Language and reading readiness skills which serve as a foundation for future academic success. The program is operated on a half-day basis.
The State Legislature determines the guidelines for admission into the pre-kindergarten program. When any Texas school district has 16 or more children who are identified as limited English proficient or as a member of a low-income family (qualifying for free/reduced lunch), that district is required by state law to offer a pre-kindergarten program to those identified students. The State of Texas does not provide for free public pre-kindergarten beyond these two categories of students. Deer Park Early Childhood Center does not offer Open Enrollment, you must reside within the Deer Park ISD boundaries to attend the Early Childhood Center.
Further questions can be directed to the Early Childhood Center at 832-668-8390.
Deer Park ISD provides special education services to children in the District from birth through 21 years of age who are identified with disabilities. Students are provided specialized instruction to allow them to access and learn the curriculum. All services are provided at no cost to the individual or parents. Any parent of a child who is having difficulty in school (including private and home school) should contact their school counselor to discuss their concerns and the possibility of a need for a referral to special education.
A Preschool Program for Children with Disabilities (PPCD) is available for children with disabilities ages 3-5 who reside in Deer Park ISD. Youngsters who may experience developmental difficulties upon entering regular elementary school programs because of physical, mental, emotional, or language and/or learning difficulties may be candidates for this program. Parents who have a concern about their child's development may call 832-668-8399 or 832.668.8387.
Deer Park ISD offers Career and Technical Education programs in
Admission to these programs is based on grade level, age appropriateness, interest, class space availability, and aptitude. For more information about Career and Technical Education programs, call David Berrier at 832.668.7151 or Whitney Weaver at 832.668.7263, or a Deer Park High School counselor.
Deer Park I.S.D. takes steps to assure that lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in all educational and Career & Technical Education programs. It is the policy of Deer Park I.S.D. not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex or handicap in its Career and Technical Education programs, services or activities as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. For information about your rights or grievance procedures, contact the Title IX Coordinator, Stephen Harrell at 203 Ivy, Deer Park, Texas 77536, 832.668.7075, and/or the Section 504 Coordinator, Pam McClean at 204 Ivy, Deer Park, Texas, 77536, 832.668.7162.
Deer Park ISD provides bus transportation to and from school as a service for eligible students residing in the district. Eligible students are defined by district policy as those children living at least 1.5 or more miles from his or her assigned campus of regular attendance (home campus) as measured along the shortest route that may be traveled on public roads.
During the first week of school, students should arrive about 5 minutes early at the designated bus stop closest to their home. Students must ride their assigned bus unless they have a note signed by a campus principal or assistant principal. Students who are not bus eligible (legally reside too close to their home campus, out of district, or in another attendance zone) may not ride a bus to or from school unless they have a signed note from a principal or assistant principal.MORNING
The district's Child Nutrition Department announced cafeteria prices for the 2016-2017 school year.
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